eBusiness Specialist (eCommerce^)
Financial Advisor (Finance* Economics/Finance^)
Human Resources Assistant/Officer/Advisor/Graduate/Coordinator (Human Resource
Management^ and Human Resource Management/Organisation Behaviour*)
Recruitment Consultant (Human Resource Management^ and Human Resource
Information Systems Analyst/Designer (Information Systems*)
Export/Import Administrator (International Business*)
Assistant Manager/Trainee Manager (Management**)
Manufacturing Manager (Manufacturing Management*)
Marketing Graduate/Assistant/Officer (Marketing** & Tourism^)
Mortgage Broker (Economics^, Finance*, or Economics/Finance^)
Public Relations Graduate/Officer (Public Relations^)
Communications Assistant/Officer (Marketing** & Public Relations^)
Tourism Assistant/Officer (Tourism^)
Tour Guide (Tourism^)
Travel Consultant (Tourism^)
Travel Writer (Tourism^)
^ offered as a major at Lilydale only
*offered as a major at Hawthorn only
** offered as a major at both Hawthorn and Lilydale
Examples of where you may find employment:
The skills and attributes required by Bachelor of Business graduates:
Good communication skills
Good presentation skills
Ability to build rapport with clients
Ability to analyse and solve problems
Good organisational skills
Professional and ethical employees
Excellent numeracy skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
The ability to work independently
Swinburne Graduate Attributes:
Entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business,
workplace, or community.
Capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas.
Able to operate effectively in work and community situations.
Adaptable and manage change.
Aware of environments in which they will be contributing
Some employers who have employed Swinburne Business graduates:
Acumentum Pty Ltd www.amcor.com
www.aami.com.au Australian Red Cross
Amcor Australia www.redcross.org.au
Australian Taxation Office Epworth Health Care
www.ato.gov.au www.epworth.org.au Pageup Pty Ltd
AXA Ernst and Young
www.axa.com.au www.ey.com.au Powercor Australia Ltd
Bosch Australia Federal Court
www.bosch.com.au www.fedcourt.gov.au Schiavello
Chemetall (Australasia) GM Holden Ltd
www.chemetall.com.au www.holden.com.au Siemens
City of Boroondara Goldman Sachs
www.boroondara.vic.gov.au www.gsjbw.com Stamford Plaza Hotels
Colonial First State Hickory Developments
Property Management www.hickory.com.au Swinburne (University)
Commonwealth Bank www.ibm.com/au/ Tempo Holidays
Compumedics Ltd www.icom.net.au The Smith Family
Australian Customs www.ioof.com.au United Customer
www.customs.gov.au Management Services
IP Systems Pty Ltd www.ucms.net
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu www.ipsystems.com.au
www.deloitte.com University of Melbourne
Dept of Employment & www.kpmg.com.au
Workplace Western Health
www.dewr.gov.au Masterfoods Australia www.wh.org.au
Dixon Appointments William Adams
www.dixonappointments.com.au Nestle williamadams.cat.com
Dunn and Bradstreet WHK Smith Read Prescott
http://dnb.com.au Optus www.whksrp.com.au
Swinburne University Graduate Destination Statistics:
According to the GDS (Graduate Destination Survey) conducted with students graduating at the
end of 2007:
78.4% of Business (Hawthorn) graduates who responded were in full-time employment in
82.1% of Business (Lilydale) graduates who responded were in full-time employment in
$39, 555 was the median starting salary for Business (Hawthorn) graduates
$40, 237 was the median starting salary for Business (Lilydale) graduates
Dept. of Employment and Microsoft Rio Tinto
Workplace Relations www.microsoft.com/australia/careers www.graduates.riotinto.com
Moore Stephens S2F Pty Ltd
Department of Immigration & www.careers.moorestephens. www.s2f.com.au
Multicultural Affairs com.au
National Institute of www.shell.com/careers
Dun & Bradstreet Accountants (NIA)
www.dnb.com.au www.nia.org.au Thiess Pty Ltd
Ford Motor Company Orica Limited
www.careers.ford.com.au www.orica.com/graduates Transfield Services
Insurance Australia Group PricewaterhouseCoopers
(IAG) www.iag.com.au/graduate www.pwc.com/au/careers Unilever Australasia
Macquarie Bank Protiviti
www.macquarie.com.au/au/about www.protiviti.com.au/careers VicRoads
Mainfreight www.racv.com.au Watson Wyatt
General Recruitment Agencies:
Ambit Recruitment www.manpower.com.au
www.hays.com.au Michael Page Int.
Australia Wide www.michaelpage.com.au
www.australiawide.com.au Hoban Recruitment
www.hoban.com.au Northeast Quadrant
Barber and Bunton www.northeastquadrant.com.au
www.barberbunton.com.au Hudson Global
http://au.hudson.com/ Odin Consulting
CBI Solutions www.odin.com.au
www.careerbridge.com.au Icon Recruitment
www.iconrec.com.au Odyssey Recruitment
Chandler Macleod Grp www.odysseyrecruit.com.au
www.chandlermacleod.com JKM Consulting
www.jkm.com.au Professional Futures
EDT Global www.professionalfutures.com.au
www.jobwire.com.au Proteus Career Solutions
Enterprise Architects www.proteuscareer.com.au
www.enterprisearchitects.com LINK Recruitment
Professional Associations: Additional general employment sites:
Australian Financial Markets Association www.graduateopportunities.com
Australian Human Resources Institute www.jobsearch.com.au
Australian Institute of International Affairs www.alljobs.com.au
Australian Institute of Management
Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
Institute of Management Consultants
Market and Social Research Society
Taxation Institute of Australia
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia
What help does Careers and Employment offer?
Graduate Opportunities lists major graduate programs. Copies of these are available at
the Careers and Employer Centre or can be viewed online www.graduateopportunities.com
Careers and Employment job search handouts
o Addressing Selection Criteria
o Assessment Centres
o Cover Letters or Letters of Application
o Curriculum Vitae or Resume
o Interviews - How to Plan, Prepare and Perform
o Informational Interviewing
o Job Hunting
o Networking: What Is It and How Do You Do It?
o Online Applications
o Psychometric Tests
o Self Help Guide to Career, Course & Employment Resources
o Skills and Attributes
o Thinking About Changing Your Course?
o Voluntary Work Experience Program
SwinEmploy offers the following resources:
o All job offers for casual, vacation, part-time, full-time and graduate employment
o Links to employer websites
o Enables students to book online for events such as workshops and employer
This material has been produced from the Swinburne University Graduate Destinations Survey, Graduate
Careers Council of Australia, Graduate Opportunities, Australian Job Search, The Job Guide, Professional
Associations and Careers and Employment research.
Taken from www.alljobs.com.au (Feb 2008)
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After 163 years helping companies worldwide make informed business decisions, we know a thing or two
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Feltex Carpets, a subsidiary of Godfrey Hirst Carpets, is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic recent grad-
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To be considered for this position, applicants will be a recent graduate or in the final semester of a degree
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• but above all be innovative and able to come up with fresh marketing ideas to
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A creative flair and an interest in interior design or graphic and experience using the Adobe Creative Suite
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Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For further information please call
Sarah Miles (03) 5225 0268
If you believe you can make a valuable contribution to Feltex Carpets and possess the above attributes, we
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Applications close at 5pm Friday 10 April 2008.
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